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Headway UK News- Spring 2021

Headway has issued its spring edition of Headway News.  The magazine features: “There’s nothing minor about any head injury” – Alex’s story, Concussion myth-busters, Back behind the wheel, How to tame your anger, Inside your incredible brain, and much more! Read Headway News Spring 2021 edition The contents of this edition are […]

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Helen Records Interview for Broadcast on RadioAlty

Headway North Cumbria member Helen has recently recorded an interview to be broadcast later in the month on local radio station RadioAlty. RadioAlty is the local radio station for Altrincham, South Manchester, and broadcasts continuously online and via radio apps.  It is a community station run by people from the […]

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Helen Completes Her Series Of Poems

In previous posts we have shared the work of Headway North Cumbria member, Helen Wilson, who has written a series of poems exploring her experiences of living with an acquired brain injury.  They provide an insight in to some of the challenges that she has faced and the strategies that she has […]

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Getting Ready For Christmas

2020 has been a difficult year and the prospect of a good Christmas has been on many people’s minds for some time.  Sadly the spread of the coronavirus has continued despite recent lockdown measures.  Increasingly demanding restrictions are now being placed on the way that Christmas may be celebrated in order […]

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Headway UK News – Winter 2020

Headway has issued its winter edition of Headway News.  This edition features: Memory Loss: A campaign to remember, ‘I can forget to turn the cooker off’, 10 things NOT to say to someone with a brain injury, a marathon effort, overcoming challenges after brain injury, and much more! Read Headway […]

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Helen Writes More Poetry For Headway

In a previous post it was reported that Helen Wilson’s poems had been taken up by Headway UK and posted to the Creative Expression part of its website.  In addition to this Headway chose four of Helen’s poems for publication to its Instagram account (headway_uk) as part of its #CreativeExpression series. These have proved very popular and at […]

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Helen’s Poems are Published on the Headway Website

In a recent news article it was reported that Helen Wilson had taken to writing poetry to help her focus and aid with her recovery from a Traumatic Brain Injury.  Helen has written a series of 12 poems which explore various aspects of living with a brain injury and provide an insight […]

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Helen Writes Poems to Help With Her Recovery

Headway North Cumbria member, Helen Wilson, has taken to writing poetry to help her focus and aid with her recovery from a Traumatic Brain Injury.  Helen writes: On the 1st June 2013 I suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury.  This changed my life forever, in some ways for the better but the […]

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